Abp. Lavarias Imposed With Pallium In His Own Diocese [ Thursday, 29th of October 2015 | 1 year ago ]
As per the January 12, 2015 mandate of Pope Francis, new Metropolitan Archbishops will officially receive pallia in their own dioceses, rather than at the Vatican. The Most Reverend Lavarias was the first-ever Filipino Metropolitan Archbishop who earned the pallium in his own diocese.
Abp. Lavarias was very grateful for the historical imposition that happened in Pampanga. “This symbolizes the union of the archbishop and pope of Rome. The receiving of the pallium is not just a ceremonial event, but an ecclesial moment that should be celebrated by the whole diocese,” he said.
A pallium is a sash material made of white lamb’s wool worn around the neck which rests on the shoulders of the chasuble having two black flaps falling in front and behind. It is adorned with six crosses embroidered with black silk. Pallium also has three pins made of gold and jewels.
As witnesses of said historic event were Pampanga Governor Lilia “Nanay” Pineda, San Fernando Mayor Edwin D. Santiago, Vice Mayor Jimmy Lazatin and City Councilors Angie Hizon, BJ Lagman, Nelson Lingat and Harvey Quiwa.
Also present were officers of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), Suffragan Bishops (Diocese of Tarlac, Iba Zambalesand Balanga Bataan), clergy of the ecclesiastical province and some cabalens of Pampanga.
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